April 27, 2012
Some Enchanted Kosher Evening (and Not a Matzo Ball in Sight)
First, start with the candlelit beauty of The Foundry in Long Island City, under the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge, where father-son duo Dan and Yair Lenchner host these roughly-monthly pop-up dinners. Add a luxurious six-course Italian spring menu - think poached egg with parmesan foam, light-as-air gnudi with truffles, and hand-made pasta with morels and peas - inspired by Yair's recent culinary study trip to Italy, with sophisticated wine pairings (turns out, kosher wine doesn't have to be sickly sweet).
Their first kosher pop-up in October attracted 30 diners; today, over 100. If this is kosher, then we're converted.